UNIVERSAL LAW, NATURAL SCIENCE AND PHILOSOPHY

(The
Russell Cosmogony)

Walter and Lao Russell

A

H o m e Study Course

U N I T VI-LESSONS 21, 22, 23, 24 Copyrighted 1951 by Walter and Lao Russell
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Likewise you w i l l d i s c o v e k i n youk m e d i t a t i o n that d e s i ~ e i t s e l f % s d i v i d e d i n t o t h e p o s i t i v e d e s i ~ et o m a n i f e s t l i f e t h ~ o u g h m u l t i p l i e d m o t i o n and t h e n e g a t i v e d e s i r e t o s e e k r e s t t o m a n i f e s t d e a t h thkough c e s s a t i o n of m o t i o n , If w i l l m e d i t a t e l o n g upon t h f s thought ;pscs will r e a l i z e
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a r e b o r n w i t h new l i f e s o t h a t you can a g a i n w o ~ k l l d a y ,

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he f a c t t h a t ouk p h y s f c a l bodies a're b u t moving
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t h e i r own i n d i s p u t a b l e evidence of t h e i r r e a l i t y ,
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o r "God 1s Lovet', o r "I am t h e mastep of m f a t e , y

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h e l p l e s s v i c t i m s of a m a t t e r and motion environment which s o r e l e n t l e s s l y s w i ~ l su s a b o u t i n i t s w h i r l p o o l s , I s i t any wonder t h a t p e o p l e who a r e t h e seidvants of m a t t e r , motion and e n v i r o n m e n t , f e e l t h a t t h e u n i v e r s e of m a t t e r and motion i s REALITY--and t h a t t h i n g s of t h e s p i r i t a r e something t o
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them t o g u a r d a g a i n s t a n y l o w e r i n g of s t a n d a ~ d , E x c e l l e n c e , a n d t h e k e c o g n i t i o n of l o v e e x t e n d e d t o m y c r e a t i o n s , b k o u g h t t o me one of t h e most g l o k i o u s e x p e p f e n c e s of m life, y

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bronze and s t o n e f o r p o s t e r i t y , e M w o ~ ki n both a r t and s c i e n c e brought t o m t h e P ~ e s i d e n c y y of The S o c i e t y of A r t s and S c i e n c e s which I h e l d f o r sevzn y e a r s , togethek w i t h tha f s i e n d s h f p s of t h e g r e a t e s t names i n a l l t h e a k t s and s c i e n c e s of our day, t o g e t h e k with t h e most fmportant s c u l p t u k a l commission I e v e r r e c e i v e d , because i t was m f i r s t y work i n s c u P p t u ~ e , t h a t of Thomas A , E d i s o n , Among t h e many whose S o u l s touched mine duking t h i s e p o c h a l period weke such names a s Miehaelson, M i l l f k a n , Shapley, John Dewey, Lee de F o r e s t , J e a n s , Pupfn and many o t h e r s In s c i e n c e - Nazfmova, Isadopa Duncan, R f c h a ~ dand Eva LeGallfenne, E l b e ~ t Hubbard, Eva Gautiek, Grace Moore, L i l y Pons, Alma @ l u @ k Adolph , Qchs, Clakence Whi t e h e a d , Boward Chandler C h ~s t y , George Gray f Barnakd, F r e d e s l c k Macmonnies, Robert B a ~ t l e t t ,Augustus S t , Gaudens, Daniel French, and many o t h e r c h i l d r e n of t h e s t a r s whose Light h a s Illumined t h e wosld, FOP e x c e l l e n c e and love g i v a n t o p a f n t i n g The Might of Ages n i n e European c o u n t s i e s kegave t o m t h e f ~a p p k e e i a t f o n i n h i g h e honoks and a v i s i t t o m s t u d i o of King A l b e s t of Belgium, y
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